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8 December 2016 - Ministers commit Dublin housing cash

Ireland’s housing and public expenditure ministers have approved €17.9m of investment for a major housing project in Dublin. Read more...

8 December 2016 - Grayling mulls private rail project

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has said he is open to using the private sector to help deliver the new East West Rail project. Read more...

8 December 2016 - Investors back Burkina Faso

Investors have announced preliminary funding for a pipeline of projects in Burkina Faso. Read more...

8 December 2016 - Sri Lanka seeks water partner

A Sri Lankan agency has issued a request for expressions of interest (EoIs) for the Weliwita Bulk Water Supply PPP. Read more...

8 December 2016 - Tanzania seeks PPP consultants

The World Bank is seeking consultants to assist the government of Tanzania in the research of PPPs. Read more...

8 December 2016 - NDFA seeks PPP insurance advisers

Ireland’s National Development Finance Agency (NDFA) is seeking insurance advisory services for projects across the housing, education, health and justice sectors. Read more...

8 December 2016 - Capita to sell Asset Services

Outsourcing giant Capita has announced plans to sell off its Capita Asset Services business as it looks to streamline its operations. Read more...

8 December 2016 - NZ road plan delayed

New Zealand’s Transport Minister Simon Bridges has revealed that an indicative route for the second phase of the Puhoi to Wellsford Road will now be published in the new year – having previously been planned for November 2016. Read more...

8 December 2016 - NZ finance minister to take top job

New Zealand’s Finance Minister Bill English is set to become the country’s new prime minister following last week’s resignation of John Key. Read more...

8 December 2016 - PPP mooted for Irish public transport projects

Irish transport minister Shane Ross has revealed he would encourage the National Transport Authority (NTA) to consider PPP. Read more...

7 December 2016 - GIH launches project pipeline

The Global Infrastructure Hub (GIH) has published its first project pipeline, providing the private sector with information on pipelines in seven countries across the globe. Read more...

7 December 2016 - Infracapital agrees Calvin Capital sale

M&G Investments’ infrastructure equity investment arm Infracapital has agreed to sell 100% of the equity in energy meter supplier Calvin Capital. Read more...

7 December 2016 - Bam refinances two social PPPs

Dutch developer Bam has refinanced two PPP deals in Belgium. Read more...

7 December 2016 - Deadline extended for Aussie campus

The deadline for expressions of interest (EoIs) has been pushed back for the University of Wollongong's (UOW) Health and Wellbeing Precinct. Read more...

7 December 2016 - Pinsents hires Africa infra experts

Law firm Pinsent Masons has hired five new partners ahead of the January opening of its new infrastructure-focused office in Johannesburg. Read more...

7 December 2016 - Edinburgh to publish PPP report in New Year

The independent report into Edinburgh City Council's school closures across its PPP estate will not be considered by councillors until early next year. Read more...

7 December 2016 - Queensland launches $1bn housing plan

The Government of Queensland has unveiled plans to deliver a $1bn housing scheme in Logan, which will look to harness private sector investment. Read more...

7 December 2016 - Carillion sees 'steady' PPP pipeline

Support services giant Carillion expects to see a “modest, but steady flow of pipeline opportunities” in PPP schemes across the UK and Canada. Read more...

7 December 2016 - Winner for Bangkok monorails

A joint venture has won the contract for the Pink and Yellow lines monorail PPP in Thailand. Read more...

6 December 2016 - HCA seeks Alton partner

The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) has issued a tender for a partner to support a 280-home project in Alton. Read more...

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A busy body

The National Infrastructure Commission has plenty to do in 2017. What did we learn from a conversation with its chair, Lord Adonis?

Paul Jarvis interviews NIC chairman Lord Adonis at Clyde & Co in London

Innovation through infrastructure: Lord Adonis in conversation with Paul Jarvis from Clyde & Co on Vimeo.